(from left) Ald. Daniel La Spata (1st) and local teacher William Smiljanić Pérez at a community meeting.Mina Bloom/Block Club Chicago

Plan To Turn Von Humboldt School Into Apartment Complex Geared Toward Teachers Draws Heated Reaction From Residents

"It should be housing for families who have been displaced from our neighborhoods," one resident said at a chaotic community meeting Monday evening.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale Primary category in which blog post is published
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A 300-Person Party In Wicker Park Got Shut Down Over The Weekend, City Says

The "dangerous and unlicensed commercial party" was shut down and the organizers cited, the city said.

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Home Run Inn, St. Sabina Team Up For ‘Giving Tuesday’ Pizza Giveaway

The event kicks off the pizzeria's month-long pizza donation drive for first responders and families in need.

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43rd Street Pedestrian Bridge Over Lake Shore Drive To Be Replaced With Accessible Overpass

A new bridge that's accessible to wheelchairs and bikes will replace the existing bridge over Lake Shore Drive and the Metra tracks at 43rd Street.